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Torta Rustica Vegetarian

Torta Rustica Vegetarian

Torta Rustica Vegetarian is seriously the most comfortable of comfort foods. We recommend the garlic rosemary Ricotta with this recipe, or even just going with the plain Ricotta as the sun dried tomatoes and parsley herb this dish up just fine. 

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 1⁄4 cups flour
  • 3⁄4 cups cornmeal
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 3⁄4 cup butter, diced
  • 2 eggs
  • 4T cold water

Filling

  • 1 1⁄2 cups Crooked Face Creamery herbed pressed ricotta
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1⁄4 cup parsley
  • Other herbs as desired
  • 2 cups CFC mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package spinach
  • Small jar sun dried tomatoes, oil removed
  • 2 eggs

Directions

Crust

  1. Mix flour, cornmeal, and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Beat 2 eggs with 3T cold water, stir into flour mixture until dough holds together. Add more water if needed. Divide dough into 1/3 and 2/3.
  3. Wrap each with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.